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John L. Hall

1934 - Today

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John Lewis "Jan" Hall (born August 21, 1934) is an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics. He shared the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics with Theodor W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John L. Hall has received more than 113,117 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). John L. Hall is the 193rd most popular physicist (up from 198th in 2019), the 888th most popular biography from United States (down from 724th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular American Physicist.

John L. Hall is most famous for his work on the Hall-Petch equation, which is a mathematical formula that relates the elastic modulus of a material to its shear modulus.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, John L. Hall ranks 193 out of 721Before him are Joseph Rotblat, Polykarp Kusch, Charles H. Townes, Sheldon Lee Glashow, Richard E. Taylor, and Vitaly Ginzburg. After him are Willis Lamb, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Melvin Schwartz, Freeman Dyson, Louis Néel, and Claude-Louis Navier.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, John L. Hall ranks 45Before him are Per Olov Enquist, Larisa Latynina, Brian Epstein, Ronald Wayne, Niklaus Wirth, and Stanislav Shushkevich. After him are Louise Fletcher, Jan Švankmajer, Eduard Khil, Mohamed Farrah Aidid, John Surtees, and Jonas Savimbi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John L. Hall ranks 888 out of 15,968Before him are Keith Haring (1958), Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913), Martin Seligman (1942), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), Daniel Keyes (1927), and Robert Solow (1924). After him are Ray Tomlinson (1941), Richard Dean Anderson (1950), Richard Crenna (1926), Eliot Ness (1903), Cyndi Lauper (1953), and William P. Murphy (1892).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John L. Hall ranks 32Before him are Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921), George E. Smith (1930), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Roy J. Glauber (1925), Charles H. Townes (1915), and Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932). After him are Willis Lamb (1913), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), John Archibald Wheeler (1911), and James Cronin (1931).